Is mild dextroscoliosis of the thoracic spine genetic?

Yes. There are more than 50 genetic foci that have been combined into a scoliosis test to determine whether a curve will progress or not.

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I have mild dextroscoliosis of the thoracic spine & upper backpain. Can it cause shortness of breathing? Which occurs more than twice a day

No. No. The finding of mild scoliosis (which is probably a curve less than 20 degrees or so) would not be capable of causing shortness of breath. Studies show it takes a curve in the thoracic spine of 60 degrees to cause subtle pulmonary function changes and usually 90 degrees to start causing clinical shortness if breath. Thank you. Read more...

During my xray I found out that I have mild dextroscoliosis thoracic spine im worry for my employment. I didn't feel anything pain.?

Scoliosis. Scoliosis on regular xray might be due to position of your body. Please get a physical examination. Answering your q, it depends on the type of job you are applying, but generally it is not important. Read more...
No issue . Not likely to be an issue whatsoever. Mild curves in skeletalky mature adults do not progress and do not increase the risk of any spine problems. Read more...

28 old female with mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine. Pls suggest some suitable back strengthening excercise sinc I hv upper backpain sometimes.?

If mild don't worry . Mild scoliosis does not need any specific treatment. In terms of the upper back pain occasionally , try some core strengthening exercises including yoga or pilates or taking short breaks to avoid a a continuous load or stress on your back. All exercise if done regularly helps. Read more...
Core. Maintaining strength and flexibility of core muscles can help. Also what are known as scapular stabilization exercises as well. A physical therapist can take you through teaching you a home program. Read more...

I’m 27 f recently diagnosed with mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine, have back pain somtimes. Is it related? Any exercise to follow? If so, please suggest

Usually unrelated. Scoliosis, usually mild is extremely common in females, usually developing by the teens. In the vast majority of cases, the scoliosis is not symptomatic. Iif you have lower back pain, it is almost certainly unrelated. For an personalized exercise program get it from a physical therapist. Read more...
Possibly. Many causes for back pain. Best exercises would be core strengthening, stretching and flexibility exercises. A good physical therapist can be invaluable for this. Yoga is great for this as well. Read more...

Please suggest some upper back strengthening excercises in order to relieve pain occuring intermittently; have mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine.?

Consult PT first. A consultation with a physical therapist is the best way to learn exercises. After evaluation, the pt and you plan a program. Besides handouts, the pt will watch you perform exercises to be sure you do them correctly. "treat your own back" by robin mackenzie is a very good resource, however, go to a certified mackenzie physical therapist and clinic before starting to be safe. Read more...
Core. Core strengthening, flexibility, and scapular stabilization exercises can help. A physical therapist could potentially take you through them and transition you to a home program. Read more...

Have mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine. Feels back rib pain when I take deep breath. Is it related? Anything to worry? Please detail. 28 yr old f

Unrelated. A mild right scoliosis in this region is the most common presentation and does not cause any symptoms. If your chest pain persists, get checked by your doctor for other reasons for the pain. Read more...
I do not think so. If you mild degree of scoliosis i believe not from it if you big degree of scoliosis that could the reason. Read more...

Mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine. Not sure of the degree. Have asymmetry in legs. Have upper back pain somtimes wen doing something continuously

If mild don't worry . Mild scoliosis does not need any specific treatment as does any leg length difference under 3/4 of an inch. In terms of the upper back pain occasionally , try some core strengthening exercises or taking short breaks to avoid a a continuous load or stress on your back. Read more...
Scoliosis. You may have this. I would see a pm;r spine specialist to further evaluate your options for treatment. With asymmetry in legs, you may need a shoe insert/orthotic to address the leg length discrepancy. Read more...

Can a car wreck cause a slight dextroscoliosis of the thoracic spine? The vehicle's frame was broken and the car hit on one side.

If there is . Muscle spasm it may cause temporary malalignment, or if there is a vertebral fracture it may also cause an alignment issue. Read more...
Not a true scoliosis. A curve could be from position on the imaging table, or due 2 muscle spasm. If you have a scoliosis & are still in growth period of your life, it needs 2 be evaluated after all calms down after the accident. Read more...